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Cuba blames U.S. for migrant crisis in Central America

Cuba blames U.S. for migrant crisis in Central America

Nov 18, – The Cubans have been making their way north from Panama to Costa Rica to Nicaragua, seeking to eventually reach the United States, where Cubans receive special treatment that welcomes them without a visa. But Nicaragua, a close ally of Cuba, closed its border with Costa Rica on Sunday to stop them. Cuba’s […]

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Record breaker Nyad attempts 48-hour swim in NYC

Record breaker Nyad attempts 48-hour swim in NYC

Oct 09. – Wearing a pink swim cap, Diana Nyad dove into the 40-yard (36.6-meter) pool set up in Herald Square and began doing laps shortly before 9 a.m. Tuesday. Her aim is to raise money for people still struggling a year after Sandy. By 11 p.m. Tuesday (0300 GMT), Nyad had been in the […]

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UN: World population to reach 8.1 billion in 2025, India surpass china’s

UN: World population to reach 8.1 billion in 2025, India surpass china’s

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — India’s population is expected to surpass China’s around 2028 when both countries will have populations of around 1.45 billion, according to the report on “World Population Prospects.” While India’s population is forecast to grow to around 1.6 billion and then slowly decline to 1.5 billion in 2100, China’s is expected to […]

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Washington: Anti-war protester shouts at Obama during speech

Washington: Anti-war protester shouts at Obama during speech

May 24, WASHINGTON (AP) — The woman was identified as Medea Benjamin from the anti-war group Code Pink. Benjamin yelled from behind a bank of cameras before security removed her from the hall at National Defense University in Washington. President Barack Obama was interrupted three times by a woman who shouted about drones and detainees […]

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